Sometimes lacework can be the star of the show, but other times its subtle inclusion can make an even bigger impact. Discover four new knitting patterns that feature simple lace detail that is eye-catching but not overpowering. The pop of lace makes these projects interesting to knit and classic pieces that will remain in your closet for years to come.

Perseids by Heidi Kirrmairer

While columns of eyelets travel all over this cardigan their simple design makes them a subtle design element. Knit with cardigan short and straight or long and a-line with DK weight yarn. Either way, the casual cardi is easy to throw on over any outfit.

Rainforest Canopy Shawl by Helen Stewart

Alternating bands of garter and lace keep this shawl interesting as you knit it from end to end. The balanced bands and the drapey fit make the lacework serve as a fun pop of detail when worn wrapped around the neck. Use 400-800 yards of fingering weight yarn to make one of three sizes.

Falling Leaves by Boggy Creek Creation Co.

Sweet eyelets peek our behind the columns of cables in this cozy hat from Boggy Creek Creation Co. Use worsted weight yarn to create these eye-catching cables that make this hat one you will want to knit in every color.

Autumn Cardigan by Benja Kirk

Work from the top down to create this sweet cardigan for the little people in our lives. Panels of diagonal rows of eyelets frame either side of the button opening, as well as along the ribbing of the hemline. Use fingering weight yarn to knit this cardigan in one of seven baby/child sizes.